One of the features most requested by fans of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim has been the addition of mounted combat to the game.

Thanks to Bethesda’s Game Jam video from DICE 2012 we knew that it was possible, but the idea was unfortunately left on the cutting room floor.

Well, cutting room floor no more!

Mounted combat is coming to Skyrim v1.6 and if you’re enrolled in the Steam beta program, you can try it out right now!

That’s just what I did, so you can see for yourself how it’s coming along:

Quite well, wouldn’t you say?

Stay tuned for further updates on The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim and our hands on coverage of the upcoming Dawnguard expansion straight from E3 2012!